Cory Booker On US Politics: ‘Mendacity Has Become The Norm’

Cory Booker on US politics: ‘Mendacity has become the norm’

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Booker has regularly criticized Trump
He said he’s not thinking about the 2020 election yet

“There is something seriously wrong when mendacity has become the norm,” Booker told anchor Jake Tapper when asked if President Donald Trump has set the current tone. “There is something seriously wrong when law-abiding citizens are afraid to leave their home. There is something seriously wrong when hate-crimes are surging. There is something seriously wrong.”
The New Jersey Democrat called on leaders to improve the political climate and lift people out of what he said was becoming a “toxic environment.”

“If you consider yourself …

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